Edúcate Ya,Inc,

Latinos Furthering Education Through Participation

New training for our English-Spanish Exchange Program

July 26th, 2014 We are excited to announce there will be a new training for our English-Spanish Exchange Program. To learn more about this program, please click here. More information on below: The training will be on July 26th from 3 to 6 pm. Please give us a call at 503-238-5790 if you’re interested in participating or […]

New Training for our Health Educators Program


We are excited to announce there will be a new training for our Health Educators Program. This is a great resume-building opportunity for those who are, or plan to, work or study in the Health Care field.

Introduction to Medical Interpreting class


If you are interested or work in the Medical field and want to learn Medical terminology in Spanish, join our Medical Interpreting summer class.

When: Starting Monday, June 30th.
What time: Monday from 7 to 9 pm.
Where: 200 NE 20th Ave, Suite 10. Portland, OR

Avanza’s upcoming meeting

Community Organizing

Come join us and learn how to get involved with your community! We welcome everybody that wants to make this world a more just place for us all.

When: This Saturday, June 14th
What time: 10 am thru 12 pm
Where: 200 NE 20th ave., ste. 10, Pdx, OR 97232


AVANZA Youth Leadership Mentors with Educate Ya Director, Rafael

AVANZA is a leadership development program for young Latino adults ages 18-35 in the Portland Tri-county area. Its goal is to provide training in diverse leadership skills and create a group of young adult leaders who will participate in community efforts to better the opportunities for Latinos in the educational, social and professional spheres. Presented […]

Avanza program faces / Caras del programa


These are some of 2014 Avanza Participants! The participants of this year have shown profound dedication and a strong commitment by attending all sessions, engaging in deep conversation, and opening up for sharing their own experiences and listening to others’. It’s been an enriching journey so far, and it’s only April. There are still 8 […]

Cesar Chavez Conference in Western Oregon University & Southern Oregon University


We had the privilege to host the “Chicano Identity & Bilingualism” workshop in two universities in Western Oregon University (03/07/14) & Southern Oregon University (03/14/14). Look forward to seeing most of those Chicano teens’ faces in a near future promoting social justice not only in this country but the entire world.



SUMMER WOMEN AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN MEXICO July 12-15, 2014 (US $1,398) For all women and men interested in studying Spanish while learning about Mexican culture, politics and economics through the lens of women’s experience and struggles for social justice. Study how women from various backgrounds (i.e, indigenous, students, workers) have been affected by neo-liberal […]



SUMMER LGBT PROGRAM 2014 (Mexico) June 14 – July 4, 2014 (US $2,018) For anyone interested in learning about  the real situation of the LGBTQ community in Mexico through  the study of the language and cultural exchange. The program will teach participants about the history of the LGBTQ movement in Mexico and Latin America. Participants […]

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